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Simon Ejdemyr

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boras, Sweden

High School:
Sven Eriksonsgymnasiet

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
05/22/1986

Experience:
3L

11/03/2006

New Mexico 1, Air Force 0 - November 3, 2006

New Mexico 1, Air Force 0 - November 3, 2006 (photos by Jay Blackman)

GENERAL INFORMATION/CAREER
Three-time first team all-MPSF defender...Expected to be a leader in the backline again this season...Has nine career goals from the backline...Uses his size and aggressive style to put a stop to the opposing attack...Has started all but one game in 53 career games...Last name pronounced AY-dah-meer.

2008 - JUNIOR SEASON
Started 15 games on the backline...Earned first team all-MPSF honors for the third straight season and third team all-Far West Region honors for the second straight season...Named to the LMU all-tourney team...Named the Defensive MVP of the Huskie Invitational...Scored five goals on the season... Was a perfect 4-4 on penalty kicks...Notched one assist...Scored gamewinners against Sacramento State and Denver...Logged 1,356 minutes and missed four games due to a knee injury...Earned ESPN The Magazine first team Academic All-American honors as well as Academic All-District VI and Academic all-MPSF honors.

2007 - SOPHOMORE SEASON
Started 18 games in the Lobo defense...Earned first team all-MPSF and third team all-Far West Region honors...Scored four goals while taking only eight shots on the year...Two of his four goals were on penalty kicks...Had game-winning goals against Air Force and UNLV...logged 1,633 minutes...Named to the Crescent Financial Solutions all-tournament team...Earned ESPN The Magazine third team Academic All-American and Academic All-District VI honors, and Academic All-MPSF honors.

2006 - FRESHMAN SEASON
Saw action in 20 games with 19 starts in the Lobo defense...Named CollegeSoccerNews.com 1st Team Freshman All-American, the third freshman to earn the honor in school history...Earned 1st team All-MPSF honors...First freshman to win first team all-conference honors since Ben Ashwill in 2002...Did not score a point or take a shot during the season, logging 1,690 minutes on the year...Named MPSF Player of the Week and Soccer America National Team of the Week following a tie against No. 1 SMU and a win over Tulsa in week four...Named NMYSA Classic all-tournament team after wins over American and College of Charleston.

CLUB
Captain of the U21 Elfsborg squad, one of the best youth teams in Sweden...Trained with the full men's team of Elfsborg that finished 7th in the Swedish Premier Division in 2005...Reached the final 4 in the 2005 U19 Gothia Cup Tournament , the biggest youth tournament in the world...Won the Swedish U18 Premier Division in 2004...Reached the final 4 in the Swedish Championship in 2004...Played in two international tournaments in Holland, finishing first and fifth, in 2004.

PERSONAL
Born May 22, 1986, Simon is the son of Mikael and Lisa Ejdemyr...He has one younger brother, Ivan...Majoring in Political Science.

YearGamesGSMinutesShotsGoalsAssistsPoints
2006201916900000
2007181816338408
200815151356165111
Totals53524679249119
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